BBC Radio 4: Digital Human (Series 6:2014: Episode 6: Ethics) #DigiHuman

6/6: Ethics http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04p7yg3 If a driverless car has to choose between crashing you into a school bus or a wall who do you want to be programming that decision? Aleks Krotoski explores ethics in technology. Join Aleks as she finds out if it’s even possible for a device to ‘behave’ in a morally prescribed way through looking at attempts to make a smart phone ‘kosher’. But nothing captures the conundrum quite like the ethical questions Continue Reading →

BBC Radio 4: Digital Human (Series 6:2014: Episode 5: Maps) #DigiHuman

5/6: Maps http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04nrmgs Aleks Krotoski examines what digital mapping has meant for our understanding of the world. Are we always aware of the decisions that make them look the way they do? Traditionally of course maps are as “authored” as anything else. As Simon Garfield writer of On the Map: Why the world looks the way it does , explains we should think of maps like the biography of a famous person; highly subjective and Continue Reading →

#CNMAC14: Digital Health Check with @drbexl

This afternoon’s session at #CNMAC14, encouraging us to think about healthy habits online… hoping plenty of time for discussion! #CNMAC14 – Digital Healthcheck with @drbexl from Bex Lewis Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

Promoting Raising Children in a Digital Age #DigitalParenting for #CMN14

Promoting Raising Children in a Digital Age for Church & Media Network Conference from Bex Lewis Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

Social Media Automation Strategy via @buffer

There’s some great advice in this article – starting with not beginning and ending with automation is usually the first piece of advice I give people, so reading the rest with interest. HT @littlewarrior Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

[VIDEO] Social Media in Teaching and Learning with @andymiah

A good summary of core learning and teaching thinking about social media over the past few years, and a number of practical tips – including – who is your (student) audience – and how can you capitalise on what they already know how to use, and where is the confidence with staff, how do universities look at this in an overview – and still hold on so tightly to VLEs, where are the boundaries between Continue Reading →

Surveying Mobile Learning Around the World (@WBedutech)

Although from 2012, I’m not sure that these findings have moved forward much further – some interesting thoughts: The papers themselves are quite varied in their approaches, formats and content, but, taken together, UNESCO has identified five key trends worth considering (please note that the words are from UNESCO, we have rendered certain of them in bold for added emphasis): Many parents, teachers and even students tend to¬†view mobile technology as out of place in Continue Reading →